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Traveling Calligrapher is an art studio and artwork/stationery shop located in downtown San Jose, California. We create and sell hand-lettered neighborhood maps, offer a wide range of custom calligraphy services, and teach creative workshops.


Our goal for the store is to spark wonder, joy, stories about travel, and creativity. If you love calligraphy, doodling, journaling, dreaming of travel, and surrounding yourself with all things that inspire that, please apply! 

Job Openings

Job Position: Fall/Winter Seasonal Shopkeeper Associate (posted on 08.14.19)

Do you love lettering/calligraphy or surround yourself with cute things? Inspire others to create, travel and learn!


We are looking for someone who creates a friendly and welcoming environment by greeting and offering assistance to customers. You are the face to the customer ensuring they remain the top priority while balancing shop tasks.


  • Able to open and close the shop on your own

  • “Smiles and Says Hi!” Greets all customers and associates, assists in a friendly, courteous manner and efficiently resolving customer’s questions and requests

  • Able to learn and adapt to current technology to assist customer needs

  • Able to learn and adapt to using different calligraphy pens to show customers examples (doesn't need to be perfect)

  • Delivers the highest level of customer service through effective problem solving

  • Ensures that all cash handling procedures are done in accordance to policy and procedure

  • Complete transactions accurately and efficiently while engaging customers

  • Restock products on the shelves in the store

  • Fulfill Etsy Orders: Packaging, Labeling, and Shipping


  • Has an interest, practice or loves art; specifically lettering, calligraphy, watercolor, etc.  

  • Has at least 6 months worth of retail experience

  • Available for 3-4 shifts below in the month: 

  • Weekend Opening Shift is from 10AM - 3PM or 1:30PM

  • Weekend Closing Shift is from 3PM - 8PM or 5:30PM 

  • Open to work on the Weekdays (Preferred, but not required)

  • Available 5-15 hours a week or at least available for 3-4 weekend shifts per month. 


  • $15/hr

  • Store discounts

  • Access to free workshops

Work Location

One location, Downtown San Jose

Apply today!

Send us your resume and a cover letter to contact@travelingcalligrapher.com. 

If you think you have something to offer or would like to be a part of Traveling Calligrapher's growth and small business journey, please feel free to send your resume and a cover letter. Please send it over to contact@travelingcalligrapher.com with the subject: Traveling Calligrapher Job Opportunity